Showing posts from May, 2019

Basic Cooking Equipment Maintenance Needs

Aside from your employees, your cooking equipment is some of the most important things inside your restaurant. Just one unexpected issue can put a kink in serving your busy summer crowd. What’s worse, a kitchen fire could put you out of business for days if not weeks. it’s important to perform regular maintenance services to your equipment to help keep everything working properly for longer. Here are a few things that Fast Fix LLC highly suggests that you perform on a regular basis. Vent Hood & Duct Cleaning It doesn’t take long for grease to build-up on your vent hood and ductwork, which means that you will want to have a qualified contractor clean it at least 6 months. This service needs to be done by a certified hood cleaning service in Missouri , and it may even need to be done more frequently than every six months. In between the dates of service, you and your team will want to wipe down the visible part on the outside. Grease Filter Cleaning The grease filters in

A Maintenance Calendar for Your Restaurant - May

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to any restaurant owner that regular maintenance is a MUST for your establishment. Equipment gets used, it breaks down, you make repairs, and the cycle starts over again. This is why it can be so valuable to have a maintenance calendar that you stick to. Regular kitchen equipment maintenance in Missouri can help keep your tools lasting longer and running more efficiently, so it seems like a no-brainer. Every month there are a few things you can do to stay on schedule, so here are some suggestions for May before the month finishes out! Clean Refrigerator Coils While you probably already have a refrigerator maintenance contractor in St. Louis (aka Fast Fix LLC !) come in to regularly inspect and deep clean your equipment, depending on the schedule you are on, it could be several weeks or even months in between service. In the meantime, a lot of debris can build up, so it’s important to inspect the condition of your coils at least monthly and remove

Summer Flavors That Rule the Menu

If there’s one thing that keeps people on their toes, it’s new and exciting menu options. While there is a certain part of the population who loves their old favorites, there is still a part of the population who loves new things, fun flavors, and seasonal swap outs. If you are looking to update some menu items this summer, check out these super trendy flavors that are climbing the popularity contest. Horseradish Horseradish is a root vegetable with a fun bit of kick. It’s trending as a top flavor for 2019 and is appearing on nearly 14% of the top 1,000 menus. It can be made into a sauce, used on a sandwich, and some have even used it as a flavor for pickles. Dijon Mustard Did you know that France is the home of Dijon mustard? Even so, Americans are big lovers of it and it’s continuing to climb that ladder of popularity. It makes a wonderful background or spotlight flavor in entrees or appetizers alike. Sriracha This has been an up and coming flavor for several years,

Get To Know Fast Fix!

It’s been a while since we’ve introduced you to our company, so we wanted to take a few moments to explain what we’re about, what types of commercial kitchen services that we offer in Missouri , give you a peek into our products, and more. Keep reading to see how Fast Fix LLC can be the perfect connection for Missouri restaurants - we can't wait to help! About Fast Fix LLC Our mission is to treat all our customers the way we would want to be treated by being honest, reliable and professional. We are a commercial restaurant maintenance and repair company serving St. Louis, Columbia, Jefferson City, Lake of the Ozarks, Sedalia, Western Illinois, and surrounding areas. Our vision is to be the most trusted and reliable Restaurant Service provider in the state of Missouri and Western Illinois. We want to ensure your restaurant equipment is maintained for premium performance levels. Fast Fix recruits highly trained professionals that are trained and certified in repairing an

Necessary Equipment for a BBQ Joint

May is Barbecue Month, and it’s the perfect time to analyze the types of equipment you will need in this type of restaurant. Last month, we covered the types of equipment needed in a seafood restaurant, so if you own a seafood restaurant in St. Louis or Mid-Missouri , be sure to check that one out! Getting Your BBQ Joint Off on the Right Foot If you’re just opening your new restaurant in St. Louis, specifically a barbecue restaurant, you’ll need to have specific equipment to get the job done. At Fast Fix, we specialize in restaurant equipment maintenance in Mid-Missouri , but we can also help you secure the new restaurant equipment in Mid-Missouri as well. Here is a brief list of the types of equipment that you will need to get started! Commercial Smoker There are several options when looking for a smoker for your BBQ restaurant in St. Louis . There are electric smokers, charcoal smokers, and gas smokers - and each produces a bit of difference in the flavor. They also have